TOP HEADLINES

A hot time at Bavarian Blast

By: Clay Schuldt

NEW ULM — Bavarian Blast 2019 began Friday with a blast of heat, but the crowds turned out for fun anyway. Bavarian Blast began with performances from the Concord Singers, Squeezebox with Mollie B, Alpensterne and Bockfest Boys. The evening ...

July 20, 2019

Minnesota team earns sportsmanship award at National Dairy Bowl Contest

APPLETON, Wis. — Four local members of the Minnesota Junior Holstein Association earned national honors by winning the 2019 J. George and Anna Smith National Dairy Bowl Sportsmanship Award at the National Holstein Convention in Appleton, ...

July 20, 2019

Nelson details farm’s stray voltage journey

By: Fritz Busch

BROWN COUNTY — Sleepy Eye dairy farmer Brian Nelson testified for several hours Friday in a Brown County District Court civil case in which he and his wife are suing the Brown County Rural Electrical Association (REA). The case alleges ...

July 20, 2019

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SPORTS

Hutch knocks off Sleepy Eye

By: Travis Rosenau

SLEEPY EYE — Struggling to make strong contact at the plate while struggling to find the strike zone from the mound hurt Sleepy Eye VFW Post 800 in a District 2, Southwest Subdistrict playoff game against Hutchinson VFW on Thursday as ...

July 19, 2019

Mankato eliminates New Ulm VFW Silver

By: Jeremy Behnke

SLEEPY EYE — While New Ulm Silver had some chances, the team couldn’t come up with the big hit when it needed to. The Mankato Royals ended New Ulm Silver’s VFW season with a 6-4 win in Sleepy Eye in the Northwest Subdistrict playoffs on ...

July 19, 2019

Mankato VFW knocks out SE

By: Jeremy Behnke

SLEEPY EYE — Mankato VFW continued to roll in the District 2, Northwest Subdistrict playoffs on Friday, this time defeating host Sleepy Eye 14-4. Mankato finished the game with 11 hits as it ended Sleepy Eye’s season. Mankato will now ...

July 19, 2019

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